Midday Music, Monday 1/26/09

Tomorrow in honor of Mozart's birthday and by popular request, GPB Radio will trot back out our special program K is for Koechel: The Story Behind Those Mozart Numbers, with me joined by my father, Mozart expert Neal Zaslaw. Join us Tuesday, January 27 at 11 a.m. for that hour-long show. Midday Music will pick up after the noon news.

Meanwhile, today we're hearing:

11 AM

  • Dinicu: Hora Staccato. James Ehnes, Eduard Laurel. Onyx 4038.
  • Telemann: Concerto in E major for flute, oboe d'amore and viola d'amore. New York Collegium, Ritchie, Hammer. Independent (New York Collegium).
  • Moszkowski: Guitarre. James Ehnes, Eduard Laurel. Onyx 4038.
  • Beethoven: "Harp" String Quartet in E-flat, Op. 74. Tokyo String Quartet. Harmonia Mundi 807460.
12 N
  • Pichl: Concertino in F con Pastorella. Collegium Musicum of Prague, Vajnar. Supraphon 72723.
  • Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58. Marc-Andre Hamelin. Hyperion 67706.
  • Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango: Cafe 1930. Gidon Kremer, Per Arne Glorvingen. Nonesuch 79407.
1 PM
  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor. Van Cliburn, Moscow Phil, Kondrashin (1958 Tchaikovsky Competition finals). Testament 1440.
  • Kabalevsky: Rondo in A minor, Op. 59. Van Cliburn. Testament 1440.